One of the benefits of the Summer heat is that heavy fattening meals aren’t always as appetizing. We crave lighter, simpler foods that won’t weigh us down, such as a salad. Salads can get boring after a while, that’s why you have to mix it up! The salad below is a roasted butternut squash salad, if you don’t want to turn your oven on because it’s that hot out then you can always roast your butternut squash on the grill. ...Click Here And Continue Reading → Share
With Summer here and the weather nice again, we all like to do lunch and dinner dates with friends that we have been too busy to catch up with over the winter season. One go to lunch date that majority of people enjoy is Chinese food: egg rolls, sushi, fried rice, etc…. While a lot of Asian cuisine can be extremely healthy for you, a lot of the restaurant versions can be heavy in fat, sodium, and simple ...Click Here And Continue Reading → Share
Since it is Summertime, ice cream is a must, but regular ice cream isn’t the kind of treat you can enjoy a few times a week if you want to stay on track with a healthy lifestyle. Frozen banana ice cream is your best choice for a healthy dessert, because it is completely natural.It doesn’t need sugar, dairy, preservatives, artificial flavoring, or thickeners in order to make this treat tasty.
The carbohydrates that come from bananas provide a phenomenal source of ...Click Here And Continue Reading → Share
Quinoa [keen-wah] is all over the place, it’s a rice replacement, a binder in veggie burgers, and a breakfast oatmeal substitute. Quinoa is a goosefoot grain found in the Andes, where it was widely cultivated for its edible starchy seeds before the introduction of Old World grains (Webster Dictionary). Quinoa’s seed portion ...Click Here And Continue Reading → Share
With summertime almost here, there will be a ton of graduation parties, BBQ’s and holidays coming up with tempting snack food. There is always a gooey cheesy dip that is calling your name at every gathering, but there isn’t anything in that dip that will benefit you in anyway. A great way to avoid these temptations is to bring your own healthy snacks such as a fruit tray, homemade veggie chips, vegetable kabobs, hummus, etc… Homemade salsa is a healthy ...Click Here And Continue Reading → Share